10 stunning star clusters captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA,/A. Sarajedini/F. Niederhofer

1. This densely packed globular cluster known as NGC 2210 is situated in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) about 157,000 light-years from Earth.

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA/A. Sarajedini/G. Piotto

2. Globular cluster NGC 6652 lies in our Milky Way galaxy in the constellation Sagittarius, just 30,000 light-years from Earth.

Photo Credit: NASA, ESA/ESA/Hubble/Roger Cohen (RU)

3. This glittering globular cluster Terzan 12 is also located towards the centre of our galaxy in the constellation Sagittarius.

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA/A. Nota/G. De Marchi

4. Captured here is a portion of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) with open cluster NGC 376 at the centre.

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA/P. Goudfrooij

5. 100 million-year-old NGC 1850 is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, about 160,000 light-years away from the Dorado constellation.

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA/L. Girardi

6. Globular star cluster NGC 2203 is special as it contains stars that are roughly twice as massive as our Sun!

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA/D. A Gouliermis

7. The stellar grouping is known as NGC 2040 located in one of the largest known star formation regions of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).

Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASA

8. NGC 6611 is an open star cluster that formed about 5.5 million years ago in the well-known Eagle Nebula.

Photo Credit: AURA/STScI/NASA

9. Hodge 301 is a cluster of massive stars inside the Tarantula Nebula within the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA/H. Richer

10. NGC 6397 has the dimmest stars ever seen in any globular star cluster.

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